Why choose a career in Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy?
A hairdressing and beauty therapy qualification can open up opportunities in many environments from hair and beauty salons and spas to cruise ships and the film and television industry.
Why choose us?
Our facilities will enable you to gain practical skills within industry standard commercial salons including barbering and hair salons and, located at the Crewe Campus, a luxurious spa facility containing a steam room, jacuzzi, sauna and flotation tank. The high levels of expert skills and knowledge of our teaching staff provide a unique opportunity for you to gain industry insights and benefit from the highest standards of tuition.
The department has three hair tutors with Wella Professionals Master Colour Expert Degrees, an Education Ambassador for Creative Nail Design and staff who continue to work in industry or run their own successful businesses in their specialist areas.
You could start your career as a Beauty Therapist, Hairdresser, Barber, Make-up Artist, Spa Therapist, Hair Salon Manager.
Beauty and Spa Therapy C&G Advanced Technical Diploma Level 3
Whitby High School
“After leaving sixth form I wanted to pursue a career in drama but am also interested in beauty therapy and continued to do this alongside my drama ambitions. I joined the College on a Level 3 Performing Arts Drama course and from this progressed to the HNC in Performing Arts. I really enjoyed the courses and applied to drama schools and gained some offers but my heart wasn’t really in it. I decided to enrol onto the Level 2 in Beauty Therapy as I still had an interest in it and last year I started the Level 3 course “I have really enjoyed the Level 3 course as it is really challenging, especially anatomy and physiology. I feel the course has made me a better therapist because of the practical and theory elements which have made me a more capable and rounded therapist.
“After the Level 2 course I was offered a job at the Regis Beauty Salon in Debenhams which I was able to do alongside my College course. It was great for me to practise my skills and I have now
secured a job at Sensoria which will offer me some excellent training opportunities in a high-end salon where I can develop higher-level technical skills. “I will continue to work at Sensoria as a full-time Beauty Therapist. I hope to gain more experience and further training, and my ambition is to open my own beauty therapy salon.”
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